Labor records 4.5 per cent swing in Newcastle while Greens boosted by poor Liberal campaign

Matthew Kelly
By Matthew Kelly
Updated May 22 2022 - 8:19am, first published 8:00am
Sharon Claydon claims victory on Saturday night.

The Greens have signalled their intention to become a serious contender for the Seat of Newcastle in coming elections.

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Matthew Kelly

Matthew Kelly

Journalist

Matthew Kelly has worked as a journalist for more than 25 years. He has been working as a general reporter at the Newcastle Herald since 2018. In recent years he has reported on subjects including environment, energy, water security, manufacturing and higher education. He has previously covered issues including the health and environmental impacts of uncovered coal wagons in the Hunter Valley, the pollution of legacy of former industrial sites and freedom of information issues.

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